A stay in St. Ruprecht an der Raab is a holiday in the heart of Styria, close to Graz in Eastern Styria. You can spend it in a wide variety of ways. Go winter hiking far removed from mass tourism in the winter months, relax in a wellness facility or go on a journey of discovery in Eastern Styria and Graz.
In the summer, a lovingly designed family adventure pool awaits with Styria’s oldest river pool, as well as numerous biking trails, excursion destinations, natural attractions, cultural highlights and Graz, the capital of culture and indulgence. A network of hiking and walking trails with excellent signage is provided for walkers, hikers, Nordic walkers and runners.
Golfers not only find the Golfclub Gut Freiberg right outside the door, but another 11 golf courses within a radius of 70 kilometres. For connoisseurs, St. Ruprecht an der Raab as the home of the runner bean, pumpkin, apple and wine pampers you with a varied selection of culinary offers. Insider tip: Experience Eastern Styria from the pleasurable side with the “Genusstour” in St. Ruprecht an der Raab.
Eastern Styria and especially the region around St. Ruprecht an der Raab is the home of the runner bean: 95% of all Austrian runner beans come from Austria’s garden. 700 – 800 kilograms of runner beans per hectare were harvested in Styria on average over the last five years.
There is much to see in and around St. Ruprecht an der Raab: From the pilgrimage church or the Friedensgrotte in St. Ruprecht an der Raab, to the Steirerkraft Kernothek – a popular destination – to landscapes and natural attractions. Numerous places of interest, tours of discovery and events invite you to enjoy an unforgettable stay and holiday in Eastern Styria. The region is centrally located in Styria, just a few minutes by car from Graz in the midst of Eastern Styria.
The hiking and biking tours in St. Ruprecht an der Raab lead to the most beautiful places and destinations between the ApfelLand and Eastern Styria’s Roman Wine Road. As a stop along the Styrian Wine Country cycling tour, and with two hotels catering to cyclists, St. Ruprecht an der Raab is the perfect destination for a biking holiday. An extensive network of cycling trails awaits you. Walkers, recreational hikers, Nordic walkers and runners have access to a network of hiking and walking trails with excellent signage. Enjoy tours with expansive vistas, bike through gently rolling hills, surrounded by apple orchards and vineyards, and leave everyday life behind. Stroll through the historic core of the market town St. Ruprecht an der Raab and hike through lush green forests and along idyllic watercourses.
In St. Ruprecht an der Raab, one still finds the benefits of an idyllic rural village, combined with the infrastructure quality of a region defined by small towns. Shops and pubs in the downtown area along with an active cultural life and numerous events with a shot of Styrian culture make St. Ruprecht an der Raab a liveable and loveable place.
The community of St. Ruprecht an der Raab located on the Styrian Apple Road features numerous culinary delights. Aside from cultivating apples, the town is committed to another Styrian speciality: the Styrian “Käferbohne” runner bean.